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1. The act, practice, or art of one who fishes.

2. A fishery.

Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. Fishing fly, an artificial fly for fishing. Fishing line, a line used in catching fish. Fishing net, a net of various kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc. Fishing rod, a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling. Fishing smack, a sloop or other small vessel used in sea fishing. Fishing tackle, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc. Fishing tube, a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid.

Origin: From fishing.

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... he discusses for the first time on "The Unexplained Files," airing Oct. 2 on the Science Channel. "We were getting ready for fishing and sitting on the couch," Baker said on the episode. "Everything was great. [Friend] Pete [Willey] was sitting next to me [and] we ...

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Fishing the upstream protease of a protein

Hi deal all, Recently I'd found the protein I'm working on was cleaved to a shorter form after being phosphorylated by Src. Anyone has good suggestion how to identify the possible upstream cutter? Thanks in advance (:

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Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:04 am
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Re: Which animal is this?

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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

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Huge Amanita Fungi

Although not really micro, thought some people here might appreciate this large amanita I found while looking for a good fishing spot today. http://imgur.com/a/Qv3CL

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Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:44 am
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Topic: Huge Amanita Fungi
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